CGAS RISER Found Festival


What is RISER?

2024 Artists!

RISER Edmonton is a collaborative producing model for theatre and interdisciplinary artists to create and present new work. RISER Edmonton will support the development and production of four new Edmonton-based projects in the 2023 season.

RISER Edmonton connects senior leadership from the performing arts community with underserved artists to maximize existing infrastructures, share resources and risk, help build new audiences, and support a commitment to create and innovate. The 2023 Senior Partners for RISER Edmonton are Edmonton Fringe Theatre, Citadel Theatre, Catalyst Theatre, and Azimuth Theatre.

Applications are now closed for RISER Edmonton 2024! Stay tuned for an announcement of selected projects in March.

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March 21, 2023

Announcing the 2024 RISER Edmonton Artists

At the beginning of 2023, RISER supported over 100 artists and arts workers through 17 public performances with over 800 tickets sold for four incredible new projects. We’re proud to announce that RISER Edmonton is back with five stellar projects. Thank you to a jury of peer artists for their… Read More
February 24, 2021

RISER comes to Edmonton

RISER Comes to Edmonton Common Ground Arts Society partners with Toronto’s Why Not Theatre to bring its Collaborative Producing Model to Independent Edmonton Theatre Artists Edmonton, AB (March 2, 2021) – Common Ground Arts Society (CGAS) is thrilled to announce a partnership… Read More